new evangelical partnership for the common good, a visionary leader. >> thank you for inviting me, ingrid. cardinal mccarren, and my distinguished colleagues. we represent one of the largest constituency is that america has, that is the religious constituency with all of its breadth, from roman catholic, to mainland protestant, muslim, orthodox, we are all here together to say what has been said, namely, that we are governed in this country by the constitution whose first amendment guarantees the free exercise of religion. and governments at every level have understood they have to respect that right, from the largest cities of our nation to the smallest.